Stylish Mid-Century Palm Springs Condo
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Desert Skies condo description
Desert Skies is a mid-century gem in a spectacular location. The complex was built in the 1950's and has a fabulous Hollywood feel. With only 38 units, it is a quiet place. In the middle of the complex is a large courtyard with two swimming pools (one of which is heated), a hot tub, and barbecue grill, with lush and colorful desert landscaping. As far as Palm Springs, Desert Skies has one of the best locations--it's in wind-protected South Palm Springs, with hiking and gorgeous homes surrounding it, and very close to downtown.
This second floor, end unit condo was totally renovated in 2011 with style and quality. It offers all of the amenities you would expect--fully-stocked kitchen, fresh linens, two new TVs, and great new furniture including a fabulous bed. Everything, from the artwork to the couch, was selected for its quality but also for the style--great care was put into furnishing this condo with the best mid-century style.
Transport yourself back into the glamorous 50's at this amazing desert retreat.
Keywords: condo, palm springs, mid-century, mid century, modern
- Vacation Rental
- Pets Not Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
- Queen size Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Air Conditioning
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Shared Hot Tub
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Communal Pool
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Mountain View
- Fitness Center
- Mountain Biking
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Horseback Riding
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Miniature Golf
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
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Mid Century History and Hospitality in the Desert
Mid Century History and Hospitality in the Desert
I spent 2 weeks here in April and would definitely rent this unit again. The location is in one of the most beautiful and desirable neighborhoods in all of Palm Springs. It was very close to many local activities such as the Ace Hotel and Indian Canyons. I had a friend visit for a few days and she enjoyed a walk around the Mesa every morning, and the pool in the afternoons. The complex is very well kept and manicured, and has a wonderful mid-century vibe. The furnishings inside the condo were comfortable and stylish, and the walk-in closet was a definite plus. We also loved the big windows and the great views. Nice stereo too!Compared to a hotel, we really enjoyed the peace and quiet here. The owners were very pleasant, helpful and accommodating throughout the rental process. Can’t wait to visit again - Thanks!
- Guest Penny (Connecticut)
- Date of stay 04/03/13
- Review Submitted 06/07/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, romantic getaway, girls getaway, adventure seekers, sightseeing.
Thanks for our great time in the desertGuest comment entered by owner
Thanks for our great time in the desert
First and foremost was the gorgeous weather! It was absolutely perfect for golf and walks through the neighborhood and to town. We love looking at the beautiful landscaping and architecture--so different from Oregon. Your condo was the perfect size for us--very comfortable and quiet. The pool and hot tub was enjoyed nearly every day. Since we love to golf we enjoyed several courses, but our favorite was Tahquitz Resort, which is a great value since it included breakfast, lunch, and 2 drinks. Sammy G's Italian and Las Casuelas Terraza's were favorites. Thanks for our great time in the desert.
- Guest Dick and Sandy
- Date of stay 02/01/12
- Review Submitted 06/05/13
A quiet location
A quiet location
Our 1 bedroom condo was clean and adequately stocked with the essentials. It is located in a quiet section of Palm Springs. Photos of the property were accurate in their depiction. There were a couple of good restaurants within walking distance. There was a local Mexican restaurant called El Mirasol that served great food. The condo was a little too far out for us to walk to the downtown area, so we drove a lot. It was nice to have a designated parking spot. The b-b-q on the property is a good one. The pools and hot tub were well maintained. Overall experience - good.
- Guest feather (Westbank, B. C., Canada)
- Date of stay 03/01/12
- Review Submitted 04/07/12
Recommended for: Age 55+.
October - May ... $800/2 weeks ... $1500/month June - September ... $650/2 weeks ... $1300/month $500 Security Deposit (100% refundable). $95 Cleaning Fee. Interim cleanings available at reduced rate. Two week minimum. Rentals of less than 28 days are subject to 11.5% CA room tax.
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Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We live in Portland, Oregon, and have been visiting Palm Springs for years. Jacob is a contractor specializing in whole-house renovations, and Tim is a real estate agent. We enjoy riding our bikes, hiking, running, and eating out at all kinds of restaurants.
Why the Owner Chose Desert Skies:
After visiting Palm Springs multiple times, we determined that Desert Skies was our ultimate future vacation home. It has the best location--in a great neighborhood with amazing homes and good hiking, and close to downtown. We also love the architecture and style of the building. The landscaping is outstanding--a collection of great desert plants in a manicured design.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Our favorite things to do include: - Going for hikes in the mountains - Walking around the neighborhood looking at cool homes - Swimming in the pool and lounging in the hot tub - Walking to El Mirasol, our favorite Mexican restaurant - RELAXING--that's what Palm Springs is all about!
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Stylish mid-century building.
Dining area with big window and kitchen with fun modern style.
Bedroom with huge window and expansive views, a comfortable bed and LED TV
Spectacular view from the living room (the bedroom's view is nearly identical).
View from one of the hikes near the condo.
Fun living room with comfortable couch, big flatscreen TV and stereo.
Kitchen with gas range.
The original pink bathroom has been given a modern overhaul with fun style.
Two pools and a hot tub, with mountain views.
Downtown Palm Springs is a short drive or approximately a 30 minute walk.
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